football

June 4, 2019
June 4, 2019

Nations League finals a wide-open contest

Still something of a novelty, UEFA's inaugural Nations League tournament reaches its final stage with a four-team mini-competition in Portugal this week, which will be short and sharp and...

April 21, 2019
April 21, 2019

‘Bangladesh favourites to lift the trophy’

Almost everyone believes that when Bangladesh kick off the inaugural Bangamata U-19 Women’s International Gold Cup at the Bangabandhu National Stadium tomorrow, they will be the favourites to lift...

April 17, 2019
April 17, 2019

Bangladesh get Laos in qualifiers

Bangladesh will play against Laos in the first round of the preliminary joint qualifiers of the 2022 FIFA World Cup and the 2023 AFC Asian Cup, the draw of which was held at the AFC headquarters in...

March 3, 2019
March 3, 2019

U-16 girls lose 3-0 against China

Bangladesh moved into the final round of the AFC U-16 Women’s Championship as runners-up of Group B in the second round of qualifiers after suffering a 3-0 defeat against China in their last match...

February 12, 2019
February 12, 2019

Gordon Banks dead at 81

Gordon Banks, England's goalkeeper when they won the 1966 World Cup, has died aged 81, his former club Stoke City announced on Tuesday.

January 7, 2019
January 7, 2019

Thailand fire coach after defeat to India

Thailand have fired coach Milovan Rajevac following a humiliating 4-1 thrashing by India in their opening Asian Cup game at the weekend.

November 25, 2018
November 25, 2018

Footballer's wife, son among four dead in road crashes

Four people were killed and 31 others injured in road accidents in four districts yesterday, according to reports from our correspondents.

October 28, 2018
October 28, 2018

U-15 boys thrash Maldives 9-0

The Bangladesh under-15 boys' football team brought back memories of the 80s with a 9-0 thrashing of Maldives in their first match of the SAFF U-15 Football Championship in Kathmandu yesterday...

October 13, 2018
October 13, 2018

Palestine new champions

Favourites Palestine became the newly crowned champions of the 5th Bangabandhu Gold Cup following a 4-3 win on penalties over 10-man Tajikistan in the final at the Bangabandhu National Stadium...

October 2, 2018
October 2, 2018

Local boy wins it for hosts

A fortunate strike from Biplu Ahmed helped Bangladesh get off to a winning stat in the Bangabandhu Gold Cup as the hosts handed a single-goal defeat to Laos in the tournament opener at the Sylhet...